The real scandal behind wage theft

Original article by Jennifer Hewett
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 2 : 21-Feb-20

The Fair Work Commission is about to impose onerous new rules concerning the recording and reconciliation of hours being worked by salaried staff. They are being imposed at a time when technological advances are blurring the distinction between work and home, making the traditional 40-hour week seem an illusion. There has been a lot of controversy recently about employees not getting paid for all the hours they have worked, but there are often good reasons why people choose to work extra hours, including a desire to develop their career. Most cases of underpayment are unlikely to have been deliberate.

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AUSTRALIA. FAIR WORK COMMISSION, WESFARMERS LIMITED – ASX WES, COLES GROUP LIMITED – ASX COL

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